Interstate 95, from Jacksonville to Miami, Florida is approximately three hundred and fifty miles. This highway may be an interstate, but it is what is located off of the highway that makes it an interesting road. If one starts near Amelia Island, take a ride on a trolley or if you are brave enough take on a ghost tour. If you love learning about towns’ histories and seeing historic homes, take the trolley through the historic tour of Fernandina Beach. South of the Amelia Island, if you want to take the scenic route, take A1A and follow it south. This will be right along the coastline, but there are many spots that families can take advantage of. This will take you through state parks, guide you through Fort George Park, which is full of history, and if you like, you can take a ferry ride across to Mayport.

Continuing south will turn into Route 105 and take you to Sisters Creek Bridge, which is a drawbridge, if you have children with you, they will probably be pretty fascinated with this. At the end of Route 105, and after passing through Big Talbot Island State Park, take Route 9A South. If the drawbridge was fascinating, just wait. The bridge scenery isn’t over yet, it won’t be long before you are crossing Dames Point Bridge, which is two miles long and you will want to take pictures. By continuing on 9A, this will reconnect to Interstate 95, and take you to Daytona Beach, where RV parking is available. This is a great place to stop; you are only about sixty miles from Orlando.

Orlando is packed full of things to do and easy to get to from Daytona Beach, by getting on Interstate 4 South. Most people know that Orlando is the home of Universal Studios, Disneyland, and Sea World, plus so much more. Once you leave Orlando, take 528 East to 407 North, then take 405 East to get to Kennedy Space Center. If you do not want to travel a toll road, do not take 528 East, but use Route 50 East instead. After you visit the island it is easy to get back to Interstate 95, or if you want the more scenic route, you can take the A1A South along the coast for another hundred miles before you arrive at Stuart, Florida. Along the way you will see boats, lighthouses, and take time to stop at Snagg Point and Indian River Lagoon Preserve. From Stuart it is easy to get to Lake Okeechobee and cut across Florida, or you can continue south to Key Largo, it might be best to get back onto Interstate 95 and pick your destination.

Interstate 95 will connect to Interstate 75 that travels north on the other side of the state, so if you decide to go to the tip of Florida, it is easy to get back to the Interstate. Interstate 75 also runs through the Big Cypress National Preserve, which will offer many types of trails, nature activities, sight seeing opportunities and more. Stop in little towns to take advantage of what they offer as well.